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Unr3strict3d's First Build :)

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I'm currently using my Compaq laptop as mentioned in the OP.

 

Its the Compaq Presario v4000

 

Its as old as gods dog, but it has served me well.

 

Considering it's a laptop. But lately it has been freezing and not responding.

 

And the ram is playing up. And there's no point me buying new ram.

 

 

 

Cheers :)

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Hey everyone,

 

Just an update.

 

Today I get home from school at around 4:30, and I'm happy to find a note under the door saying that my parcel is ready to pick up.

 

So I jump inside and see that I need to pick it up after 4:45. All is good, then I realise that the post office shuts at 5 and I'm waiting for my parents to get home to drive me.

 

Turns out they were ages away. So at 4:50 I go under the house, grab my BMX and ride like the wind. I'm pushing it as hard as I can.

 

Finally I arrive at the post office at 5:05, And to my delight its still open. I run inside and quickly pick up my delivery.

 

And as I am hoping on my bike to leave, he locks the door and starts packing up. Just in time :D

 

I get home and unpack the parcel and grab out my delivery.

 

Yep thats 5 Nexus Silent PWM fans :D

 

And Just to let you know, I'm getting the CPU this Friday :D

 

Thanks :)

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Wooo!

Yep :D

 

And just then the ram and I'm up and running :D

 

lol, you needed the fans that desperately? :o

 

I have a 4870 here that I can send you, only problem is im not sure if it works.

 

Last time I gave someone a free card that didn't end up working he was a douche about it because he had to pay postage on it.

 

If you're happy to pay post on it and NOT whinge if it turns out to be a dead card, then its all yours.

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Wooo!

Yep :D

 

And just then the ram and I'm up and running :D

 

lol, you needed the fans that desperately? :o

 

I have a 4870 here that I can send you, only problem is im not sure if it works.

 

Last time I gave someone a free card that didn't end up working he was a douche about it because he had to pay postage on it.

 

If you're happy to pay post on it and NOT whinge if it turns out to be a dead card, then its all yours.

 

Yeah, PCCG Had a special on them, And i didn't want to wait then have to pay full :P

 

And dont worry about the 4870 :) I have a mates one in it right now, Galaxy GeForce 8400 GS, and i can use this till i have enough money to buy the 5770.

 

So thanks but no thanks mate

 

Have you got your ram yet?

No i havnt got it yet.

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I'll see if I can find any ddr3 ram then lol. There is bound to be some at work somewhere.

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jeebus! I would've taken the 4870! it's well worth the punt. let's face it, a Galaxy GeForce 8400 GS isn't much better than onboard graphics, the 4870 is a kickarse card. the Galaxy GeForce 8400 GS will restrict you to a life of playing solitaire, whereas you can play virtually any game you want on very high settings with a 4870......

I'd be following that very kind offer up, if I were you.

;)

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Wooo!

Yep :D

 

And just then the ram and I'm up and running :D

 

lol, you needed the fans that desperately? :o

 

I have a 4870 here that I can send you, only problem is im not sure if it works.

 

Last time I gave someone a free card that didn't end up working he was a douche about it because he had to pay postage on it.

 

If you're happy to pay post on it and NOT whinge if it turns out to be a dead card, then its all yours.

 

still intrested in getting rid of it for postage nuke?

 

at OP, glad to see your enjoying your fisr build, it like your first lay.. just not as good as the second :P good luck mate

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Wooo!

Yep :D

 

And just then the ram and I'm up and running :D

 

lol, you needed the fans that desperately? :o

 

I have a 4870 here that I can send you, only problem is im not sure if it works.

 

Last time I gave someone a free card that didn't end up working he was a douche about it because he had to pay postage on it.

 

If you're happy to pay post on it and NOT whinge if it turns out to be a dead card, then its all yours.

 

still intrested in getting rid of it for postage nuke?

 

at OP, glad to see your enjoying your fisr build, it like your first lay.. just not as good as the second :P good luck mate

 

Hahah,

 

Yeh man ;)

 

And about the card, im buying a new one soon. So you can have it :)

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Update

 

Ok, getting the CPU tommorow not today.

 

And i have a quick question about Windows,

 

What would be better:

 

Windows 7 32-bit

 

or

 

Windows 7 64-bit

 

for my setup would it be worth opting for the 64-bit?

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Definitely get Win7 64bit.

 

Exciting building that first rig, isn't it :D

Ok 64-bit Here i come :D

 

Yes, its extremely exiting. And it's nearly done :)

 

Although i might have to get the 32-bit as my father wants to install it on a laptop and another desktop,

which is a old P4. Either way i'm not that fused.

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Shit 15, Well I can remember when I built my 1st PC at that age. It was a monster for the time but it was fast and it still works to this day.

 

 

Make sure you keep the build log updated buddy. If you were in Brisbane I'd give you a 20" acer screen for free :)

I'll give you... something for it! i need a 3rd monitor for my lair of doom setup :P

 

Although i might have to get the 32-bit as my father wants to install it on a laptop and another desktop,

which is a old P4. Either way i'm not that fused.

This is just as illegal as torrenting it.

 

Tell him to steal his own copy :P

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Ok update,

 

I will post pics later,

 

I got the CPU and Ram today :D

 

I'm busy post back later :D

Edited by unr3strict3d

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Exciting building that first rig, isn't it :D

I remember building my first rig.

 

I've built several since then and I still get excited :P

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Ok update,

 

I will post pics later,

 

I got the CPU and Ram today :D

 

I'm busy post back later :D

 

Where are these pictures buddy?

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Ok update,

 

I will post pics later,

 

I got the CPU and Ram today :D

 

I'm busy post back later :D

 

Where are these pictures buddy?

 

Sorry i got a bit carried away....

 

:P

 

But here you go. I have my system up and running on windows xp for now.

 

Heres the Front of the beast with the blue led fan :)

 

The New parts

 

Close up of the Ram

 

And another close up on the CPU and Fan

 

And heres a blurry shot :)

 

There i feel a sence of accomplishment :)

Edited by unr3strict3d

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Looks good!

 

 

I felt pretty awesome when I built my 1st computer. Used it for about 1 week straight.

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Build looks pretty awesome mate. Been playing any games with it yet? Im going to be building my first rig as soon as i get some cash.

 

lol, you needed the fans that desperately? :o

 

I have a 4870 here that I can send you, only problem is im not sure if it works.

 

Last time I gave someone a free card that didn't end up working he was a douche about it because he had to pay postage on it.

 

If you're happy to pay post on it and NOT whinge if it turns out to be a dead card, then its all yours.

Ill take it off your hands nuke if you havent got rid of it yet.

Edited by brissmas

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Nice Rig !!!

Can't beat that 'its works and its all my own creation' glow after first switch on :)

you do know you have 'buildmyownrigitis' for life now, don't you?!

It will strike you down on a regular basis, attacks are usually triggered by a positive bank balance and/or from shiny things lurking in PC shops and the internetz. :P

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